Bristol Labour councillors made big gains in the council budget this year winning support for extra spending on:
· Libraries - £1.2m
· Hartcliffe Way Recycling centre - £2m
· Keeping the Diamond Card free bus pass for older people in Community Transport areas.
· Increases to Council apprentices’ pay up from £2.80 to the Living Wage by stages.
· Extra funding for Welfare Rights and Money Advice Service - £150,000